Working for Business in the Outdoor Capital of the UK

Welcome to Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

THE organisation for businesses in Lochaber.

Fully affiliated to Scottish Chambers of Commerce, the members of Lochaber Chamber of Commerce are businesses, large and small. The aims of the Chamber are to:

  • Promote, foster and represent commerce, industry, trade, tourism and ancillary services in the Chamber area and elsewhere in the United Kingdom for the benefit of the business community of Lochaber
  • To provide information, advice and assistance to the Lochaber business community
  • To undertake, or encourage members to undertake joint activities for mutual support and promotion of the business community
  • Recognising the paramount importance to the economy and the identity of the Chamber area of the tourism OCUK TM (219x300)and  outdoor pursuits, to promote and foster the Chamber area as the “Outdoor Capital of the UK”  and as such the “best area of the UK in which to enjoy the Outdoors”
  • To act as Destination Organisation for the Chamber area, including
  • To lead the promotion of the Chamber area as a destination for Visitors
  • To facilitate a managed programme of events and festivals throughout the year and to support groups to secure marketing and fund raising opportunities.
  • To promote and protect the collective business interests of the members and stimulate interest in, promote, support or oppose legislation or policies affecting the interests of commerce, industry, trade or ancillary services
  • To promote high standards of business and the recognition and use of national and international standards
  • To provide a means of securing business involvement in the local community to develop links between business and public authorities for the prosperity of the locality and its people, and to stimulate public awareness of business interests

 

 

Forthcoming Events

27
Sep

CO-INNOVATE LOCHABER INNOVATION WORKSHOP – Wednesday 27th September, Mountain Discovery Centre, Nevis Range, Fort William from 10.00am – 1.30pm The event includes lunch and networking opportunities, and a presentation by inspirational speaker Simon Erlanger, Managing Director of Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd, who will share his experiences of innovation through the journey of bringing Harris Gin to market Register your […]

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05
Oct

Environmental Summit showcasing Lochaber Environmental Group and Lochaber Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to their Environmental Summit showcasing the support available to local businesses as they take the leap to becoming a more environmentally friendly business. There will be a variety of guest speakers on the day including a representative from Resource […]

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13
Oct

Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 – Question Time Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce a Question Time Event sponsored by Read Coaching as part of Ideas Week 2017! #LIW2017 Ideas Week 2017 is sponsored by Nevis Range and hosted by The Moorings Hotel Question Time is a free Event on Monday 13th November at 2.30pm, and tickets must be booked […]

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25
Oct

Member Social – Jacobite Steam Train. This fantastic social event is brought exclusively to Chamber members in partnership with West Coast Railways and West Highland Hotel in Mallaig. You will arrive at Fort William Train station in plenty of time to board the 10.15am departure of the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig. Throughout the journey […]

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